[15% OFF] Blue Mountains Stargazing Tour | New South Wales

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New south wales, Sydney
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Duration

Half Day Tour

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

About this tour

Engage in a night of astronomical fun that mixes scientific wonders and cultural fantasies. Enjoy a fully immersive experience lit up by the shine of the Moon or billions of stars in the Milky Way—a truly unique activity.

  • Embark on a 90-minute interactive tour led by a local astrophysicist
  • Learn fascinating facts about modern astronomy
  • Listen to constellation stories through the lens of different cultures
  • Unwind and relax under the mystical starry Milky Way

— What You Can Expect —

Go on a captivating journey of galactic beauty under Greater Blue Mountains skies. Gear up for a fun, interactive, and insightful sky-watching nocturnal tour with a memorable stargazing experience and an unforgettable folklore session in this wondrous World Heritage!

This tour is perfect for date nights, families, groups, and locals. This unforgettable experience features a view of Australia’s spectacular night sky away from the city lights. Indulge in this wonderful opportunity to experience the Southern Sky and its celestial wonders—only visible from the Southern hemisphere.

— Package Info —

The tour includes the following

  • 90-min guided tour
  • Storytelling through the constellations
  • Naked-eye astronomy and navigation tips
  • Viewing through professional computerised telescopes. See the following, depending on the time of the year: the Moon and its craters and seas, Saturn’s rings, the moons of Jupiter, Mars, and Venus, the Orion Nebula, star clusters, double and triple stars, shooting stars (if you are lucky), and deep space objects such as galaxies and our fabulous Milky Way
  • Astrophysicist Q&A
  • Complimentary hot chocolate (house-made with Barista Oat milk)

— Guide Info —

Dr. Dimitri Douchin has a PhD in Astronomy and Astrophysics and over ten years of experience as an astronomy guide in institutions including the University of Canterbury Mount John Observatory (Lake Tekapo, NZ), Sydney Observatory, Macquarie University, and Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley.

Included/Excluded

  • 90-min guided tour
  • Hot chocolate (dairy-, nut-, and soy-free)
  • Use of a professional computerized telescope
  • Binoculars
  • Warm blankets in winter
  • Admission to Blue Mountains National Park
  • Hotel transfer
  • Tips
  • Insurance
  • Other expenses not mentioned
  • Personal expenses

Itinerary

Wentworth Falls Picnic Area : Sir H Burrell Dr, Wentworth Falls NSW 2782, Australia

By car • Enter “Wentworth Falls Picnic Area” in your GPS and drive along (about a 1h20 m drive from Sydney) • Parking with designated disabled parking spaces available a few meters away from the meeting point • Taxis available at the Wentworth Falls stationBy Train • 2-hour train ride from Central Sydney to Wentworth Falls train stationOn Foot • 35-minute stroll from Wentworth Falls Station; walk west along the A32 from the station and turn left on Falls drive. Keep walking until arriving at the picnic area
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Languages

English

Cities

New south wales
Sydney

Countries

Australia

Categories

Half-Day & Full-Day Tours

Product Category Codes

Half Day Tour

Frequently asked questions

Present e-voucher on-site

Processing fee
For cancellations made at least 9 day(s) prior to selected date, a cancellation fee of 0% will apply
For cancellations made 0 to 8 days prior to selected date, a cancellation fee of 100% will apply

  • Please arrive at designated location 15 mins prior to departure, as tour will depart on time
  • Please be aware that stargazing tours are weather-dependent and may be cancelled in case of cloud cover. If it is overcast, guests will receive an email at 1:00 pm Sydney time on the day of the tour to have an alternative 90-min indoor Planetarium Astronomy tour. No refunds are available

Tour's Location

Sir H Burrell Dr, Wentworth Falls NSW 2782, Australia

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